CMH Pub 2-1 The Organization Of Ground Combat Troops by Kent Roberts Greenfield. First published 1947.
"Six studies dealing with basic organizational problems. They examine the antecedents of the Army Ground Forces; problems and decisions regarding their size, internal organization, and armament; and the part played by the Army Ground Forces in the redeployment and reorganizations for the final assault on Japan."
Origins of the Army Ground Forces: General Headquarters, United States Army, 1940-42
Ground Forces in the Army, December 1941-April 1945: a Statistical Study
Mobilization of Ground Troops for Combat
Organization and Training of New Ground Combat Elements
Reorganizing for Redeployment.
Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
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